Atari has partnered with WAX blockchain to convey their video video games onto the blockchain within the type of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
The temporary announcement on Twitter adopted information earlier this week that Atari CEO Frederic Chesnais had joined the WAX Advisory Board, becoming a member of Google, Microsoft, Marvel Video games, Magic Leap, and William Shatner as the opposite members.
“We’re excited to lastly unveil our newest partnership with @WAX_io! With this collaboration, Atari is bringing its legendary #videogames additional into the vastly increasing world of #blockchain and #NFTs.”
Atari is actually into blockchain
Atari is after all most nicely generally known as the developer of basic video video games resembling Pong, House Invaders, Tetris and Pac Man. The corporate has been critically entering into blockchain during the last two years, with their sights set on bringing two in style cell video games, RollerCoaster Tycoon Contact (19 million downloads) and Goon Squad onto the blockchain.
Earlier this yr, Atari partnered with blockchain powered digital world The Sandbox (TSB) to create an Atari-themed digital theme park. TSB has already bought over $1 million of digital land over three main pre-sales, the latest of which bought out in 5 hours and netted 3,400 ETH ($800,000). Land close to the Atari park has bought at a premium.
Atari has additionally been growing two crypto property: the Pong and Atari tokens — the latter of which will probably be used throughout the platform with precedence given to on-line casinos. In June, it introduced that the Atari token may even be used for gaming and procuring along with betting via a partnership with Unikrn. In March, the corporate held a profitable fairness spherical elevating $3.71 million and can maintain a public providing of the Atari token, scheduled for September this yr.
Blockchain partnerships are the in factor once more
Host of CNBC Dealer Ran Neuner retweeted the announcement with WAX stating that Conventional firms are beginning to place themselves with blockchain firms with a purpose to enhance model picture:
Extra of this please!”